Review: could Spiriva cause Pruritus?


Summary

Pruritus is found among people who take Spiriva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advair Diskus 100/50, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 87,875 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,042 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 88,363 users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, itching, diarrhea (latest reports from 145,534 Pruritus patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

87,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 1,042 people (1.19%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Pruritus?

Time on Spiriva when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 46.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.82 %
  • 10+ years: 0.91 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 60.2 %
  • male: 39.8 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 0.51 %
  • 30-39: 2.79 %
  • 40-49: 5.46 %
  • 50-59: 15.99 %
  • 60+: 74.62 %

Severity if Pruritus when taking Spiriva **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (350 people, 33.59%)
  • Asthma (147 people, 14.11%)
  • Hypertension (121 people, 11.61%)
  • Emphysema (67 people, 6.43%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (45 people, 4.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (127 people, 12.19%)
  • Singulair (126 people, 12.09%)
  • Albuterol (125 people, 12.00%)
  • Symbicort (115 people, 11.04%)
  • Aspirin (108 people, 10.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rash (203 people, 19.48%)
  • Dyspnoea (191 people, 18.33%)
  • Urticaria (110 people, 10.56%)
  • Fatigue (110 people, 10.56%)
  • Erythema (104 people, 9.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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